Windows 10: Re-sizing photos Solved

  1.    17 Mar 2017 #1

    Re-sizing photos


    On my old W7 pc I always found it quick and easy to reduce photos etc for emailing; all I had to do was right click on the photo or document, then click on Re-size. There was a choice of reductions. How can I do this in W10?
    Thanks in anticipation.
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  2. Posts : 6,446
    10 Home x64 (1709) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)
       17 Mar 2017 #2

    One way would be to right-click and 'Open with...' Paint. That can resize photos, then you can 'Save as..' under another name so as to leave the original unchanged.
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  3. COMPUTIAC Guest
       17 Mar 2017 #3

    convul said: View Post
    On my old W7 pc I always found it quick and easy to reduce photos etc for emailing; all I had to do was right click on the photo or document, then click on Re-size. There was a choice of reductions. How can I do this in W10?
    Thanks in anticipation.
    I use the built in paint.
    Right click on a pic > open with > paint.
    Then choose "Resize" reduce to 50% then reduce to 40%.
    This is how I resize pic's to post here.
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  4. Posts : 6,446
    10 Home x64 (1709) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)
       17 Mar 2017 #4

    convul said: View Post
    On my old W7 pc I always found it quick and easy to reduce photos etc for emailing; all I had to do was right click on the photo or document, then click on Re-size...
    You reminded me that it was about time I put back my laptop's original Win7 HDD and let it check for updates.

    Now running Windows 7 Home Premium for the first time in over a month, I had a look for your 'Re-size' option - I don't have one. It must have been something you installed, it's not a standard part of Win7.
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  5. Posts : 18
    Windows 10 Home x64 1703 15063.483
       17 Mar 2017 #5

    Image Resizer for Windows - Lets you resize images by right-clicking.

    The guy that wrote it is a Senior Software Engineer at Microsoft.

    I have used this program a long time, only 922,057 bytes.
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  6.    18 Mar 2017 #6

    Thanks to all, that little program works a treat!
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